Blog - Jesus

Who Do You Say That I Am?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 13, 2022 • 34 Comments

The church’s one foundation Is Jesus Christ her Lord; She is his new creation By water and the Word. From heaven he came and sought her To be his holy bride; With his own blood he bought her, And for her life he died. – Samuel John Stone (1839-1900) from “The Church’s One Foundation” (1866)... Read More

Faith vs. Knowing

Posted by Roberta Grimes • August 06, 2022 • 33 Comments

I wonder as I wander out under the sky, How Jesus the Savior did come for to die. For poor on’ry people like you and like I… I wonder as I wander out under the sky. When Mary birthed Jesus ’twas in a cow’s stall, With wise men and farmers and shepherds and all. But... Read More

Kindness

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 30, 2022 • 47 Comments

The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest; It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: ‘T is mightiest in the mightiest; it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown: His sceptre shows the force of temporal power,... Read More

My Lord and My God

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 16, 2022 • 55 Comments

A week later His disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. Though the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!” Then He said to Thomas, “Put your finger here; see my hands. Reach out your hand and put it into My side. Stop... Read More

Pearl of Great Price

Posted by Roberta Grimes • July 09, 2022 • 45 Comments

Day by day, Day by day, Oh, Dear Lord, three things I pray. To see thee more clearly, Love thee more dearly, Follow thee more nearly, Day by day. – John-Michael Tebelak (1949-1985) & Stephen Schwartz, from “Day by day” (1971) On April 6th I met Jesus in person. And He turns out to be... Read More

Moving On

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 18, 2022 • 74 Comments

Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord! He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored. He has loosed the fateful lightening of His terrible swift sword. His truth is marching on! Glory, glory Hallelujah! Glory, glory Hallelujah! Glory, glory Hallelujah! His truth is marching on!... Read More

His Turn at Last!

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 11, 2022 • 40 Comments

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens.           – from The Christian Bible’s Old Testament (Ecclesiastes 3:1) For most of my life I was one of the most ardent Christians you know. I have read the Bible from cover to cover more than a dozen times. I... Read More

His Story

Posted by Roberta Grimes • June 04, 2022 • 38 Comments

All hail the power of Jesus’s Name! Let angels prostrate fall; Bring forth the royal diadem, and crown Him Lord of all! Ye chosen seed of Israel’s race, ye ransomed from the fall, Hail Him Who saves you by His grace, and crown Him Lord of all! – Edward Perronet (1726-1792), from “All Hail the... Read More

What If Jesus Is Right?

Posted by Roberta Grimes • May 14, 2022 • 32 Comments

Climb every mountain, Search high and low, Follow every byway, Every path you know. Climb every mountain, Ford every stream, Follow every rainbow, ‘Til you find your dream. A dream that will need All the love you can give, Every day of your life, For as long as you live. – Richard Rodgers (1902-1979), from... Read More

Apologetics

Posted by Roberta Grimes • April 23, 2022 • 57 Comments

Oh Lord, my God, When I, in awesome wonder Consider all the worlds Thy hands have made. I see the stars, I hear the rolling thunder. Thy power throughout the universe displayed. Then sings my soul, my Savior God to Thee, How great Thou art! How great Thou art! Then sings my soul, my Savior... Read More